University of Kent

Kent - United Kingdom


University of Kent was founded in 1965 and includes 6 campuses:

  • Canterbury: The Canterbury campus is built on 300 acres of park land half-an-hour’s walk from Canterbury city centre. Residential, teaching and administrative buildings are surrounded by green open spaces, fields and woods. It is a vibrant, friendly and cosmopolitan campus, with excellent sports and social facilities including a theatre, cinema and nightclub. The Canterbury campus houses over 4,300 students in rooms, flats and houses.
  • Medway: The Medway campus is a multimillion-pound campus, with state-of-the-art buildings and facilities. It offers high-quality teaching, learning and leisure opportunities, and an exceptional level of personal support. It is a vibrant and modern campus in a great riverside location, and only 30 miles from London. In conjunction with Liberty Living, the University offers Medway students accommodation in our state-of-the-art facilities at Liberty Quays.
  • Brussels: The University of Kent at Brussels is a specialist postgraduate school located in a world centre for international affairs.
  • Paris: The University of Kent at Paris has a range of unique and innovative cross-disciplinary postgraduate programmes in the humanities.
  • Tonbridge: The University Centre Tonbridge is a small, friendly environment dedicated to part-time study.
  • Athens: Heritage Management, combining the study of archaeology and business, is offered at the archaeological site of Eleusina in one of the world's most ancient cities.
  • Rome: Canterbury and Rome have been linked since the Middle Ages by the pilgrimage route Via Francigena. The study of the ancient world is offered in the centre of classical antiquity.

Kent has long-standing partnerships with over 100 universities in mainland Europe. The only UK university with a centre in Brussels, we also offer postgraduate programmes in humanities at our centre in Paris.

Under the Erasmus scheme, EU students study at Kent while our students can study or undertake work placements abroad in countries ranging from Spain to the Czech Republic. Work and study abroad possibilities also extend worldwide.

Kent is a major participant in a range of European programmes including the Framework Programme and the cross-border strand of Interreg within the European Regional Development Fund. Many academic schools and research staff are partners in innovative European projects at the cutting edge of research.


Humanities Kent School of Architecture; School of Arts; School of English; School of European Culture and Languages; School of History; School of Music and Fine Art

Sciences School of Biosciences; School of Computing; School of Engineering and Digital Arts; School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science; Medway School of Pharmacy; School of Physical Sciences; School of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Social Sciences School of Anthropology and Conservation; Kent Business School; School of Economics; Centre for Journalism; Kent Law School; School of Politics and International Relations; School of Psychology; School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research; Centre for Sports Studies; Centre for Professional Practice


English Requirements


Students whose first language is not English, and who live/study in a non-majority English-speaking country are required to have an appropriate grade/score in an approved English language examination.

This requirement is necessary to meet the academic entry level for the University of Kent and, if required, the UKVI Tier 4 (General) Student Visa application process. Applicants should note that the University's English language requirements are set at a level that exceeds the minimum requirements for obtaining Tier 4 (General) student visa.

If you are a national of a majority English-speaking country, or if you completed a qualification equivalent to a UK Bachelor's degree in a majority English-speaking country a SELT will not be required as part of a Tier 4 (General) student visa application.

If you studied/are studying recognised qualifications in English at an International School, or took a GCSE English as a first or second language, a SELT may not be required.

You must satisfy a minimum English Language entry requirement to be accepted on your intended course at the University, any specific requirements will be included in your offer letter should your application to study be successful.


·         University of Kent Hong Kong Alumni Scholarship for Students from Mainland China and Hong Kong

·         International Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

·         International Pathways Scholarships

·         Daiwa Foundation Tohoku Scholarships

·         Lanigan Scholarships

·         Mountbatten Memorial Grants

·         Vivian Wong Scholarship

·         School of Arts

For detailed information please contact university.

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